Tag Archives: Steve Bullock

Dem MT Gov. Steve Bullock Launches US Senate Bid

The Helena Independent Record reports: Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday will do what for months he proclaimed he wouldn’t — enter the U.S. Senate race, saying he wants to bring a Montana attitude to Congress and that he made the choice after encouragement from people around the state and getting the backing of his family. “I do wish …

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Dem MT Governor Likely To Run For Senate After All

The New York Times reports: Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana is poised to reverse himself and run for the Senate, according to three Democratic officials, a decision that would hand the party a coveted recruit who could help reclaim a majority in the chamber. After months of insisting he would not challenge Senator Steve Daines, Mr. Bullock, who ran for …

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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Drops White House Bid

Forgot he was running, didn’t you? Vox reports: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has suspended his long-shot bid to become the 2020 Democratic nominee for president. Since announcing in May, Bullock had struggled to break through nationally. He didn’t qualify for most of the DNC debates, appearing on stage just once in July. His campaign pinned its 2020 hopes on a …

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Dem Montana Gov Announces 2020 WH Bid [VIDEO]

NPR reports: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced on Tuesday that he’s running for president, appealing to primary voters as a Democrat elected twice in a largely Republican state and joining a primary field of nearly two dozen candidates. Bullock is focusing his campaign message on campaign finance, touting Montana’s election laws that he has championed as attorney general and governor, …

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REPORT: Dem Montana Gov To Join 2020 WH Race

Helena’s NBC News affiliate reports: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will announce his bid for the presidency in two weeks, MTN News has learned — adding to the 20 Democrats already running for the 2020 nomination to challenge President Trump. Bullock, a two-term governor who can’t run for re-election in 2020 because of term limits, isn’t talking publicly yet about his …

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Montana Democrats Invite PayPal To Set Up Shop

NBC Montana reports: Following PayPal’s decision to cancel its expansion plans in North Carolina, Sen. Jon Tester and Gov. Steve Bullock today invited the multi-billion dollar company to open up shop in Montana. Tester and Bullock’s letter to PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman outlined the many reasons why Big Sky Country is best place to do business and create …

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Tweeted Today By Montana Gov. Steve Bullock

JMG reader Mike points us to the above message from Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who slams North Carolina and plugs tourism to his state in one tweet. Bullock is running for reelection against nutjob software mogul and anti-LGBT activist Greg Gianforte, who is a major donor to Focus On The Family and the Heritage Foundation. In addition to funding …

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MONTANA: Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock Signs Order Protecting LGBT State Employees From Discrimination

Via press release: In a press conference earlier today Governor Bullock celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. day by noting that it is time to “recommit to King’s values of compassion and equity” by expanding protections for LGBT people in Montana. He also spoke to Montana’s private business owners, stating “while an executive order applies to state government only I encourage …

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Montana’s Governor Has The Gladz

“Today’s decision ensures we are closer to fulfilling our promise of freedom, dignity, and equality for all Montanans. It is a day to celebrate our progress, while recognizing the qualities that bind us as Montanans: a desire to make a good life for ourselves and our families, while providing greater opportunities to the next generation. I have instructed my administration …

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MONTANA: ACLU Files For Summary Judgment In Marriage Equality Case

Via ACLU Montana: In one of the last remaining steps for Montana to become a marriage equality state, the ACLU of Montana today filed a motion for the U.S. District Court of Montana to rule in favor of four same-sex couples suing for marriage. “We don’t think there are any material facts in dispute, and so the case can be …

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MONTANA: First Marriage Suit Filed, Dem Gov. Steve Bullock Welcomes Action

Via the Associated Press: Four gay couples are suing Montana over its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. That leaves North Dakota and South Dakota as the only two states with gay marriage bans and no lawsuits seeking to overturn them. The Montana lawsuit was being filed Wednesday in federal court in Great Falls, with help from the Montana ACLU. It …

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